ORLANDO, Fla. – As many households have already made their option to Central Florida for the busy memorial day weekend, space theme parks and plenty of companies are gearing up for big crowds however dealing with a staffing scarcity forward of the frenzy.
“The present pattern proper now’s surpassing the 2019 crowd dimension,” stated John Chidester, of Enjoyable Spot America.
Leaders at Enjoyable Spot America stated they’re prepared for this vacation weekend, however they’re actively hiring greater than 100 half and full-time employees between their two parks in Orlando and Kissimmee. To be taught extra details about positions accessible at Fun Spot, click here.
“In the summertime months, the enterprise simply blossoms, so we’ll want extra staff to assist present wonderful service,” Chidester stated.
Tourism leaders weighed in Thursday on staffing shortages for a lot of space companies.
“I feel demand has come again so rapidly they’re now scrambling to ramp up staffing to fulfill that demand,” Go to Orlando Director of Market Analysis & Insights Daryl Cronk stated.
Alongside Worldwide Drive, Carlos Leite from Cafe Mineiro Brazilian steakhouse is aware of firsthand in regards to the staffing issues. He stated they’re prepared for this vacation weekend, however having a tough time discovering employees.
“We’re brief on employees and we’re in search of folks to rent,” Leite stated. “We submit it asking folks to come back to interview, but it surely’s not many individuals exhibiting up for these spots.”
In the meantime, Common Orlando introduced it plans to extend its minimum pay to $15 next month. The present beginning fee is $13 however will enhance to $15 on June 27.
Common Orlando stated earlier this month that it was seeking to fill more than 2,000 full-time and part-time group members for the summer time. The theme park stated jobs can be found in areas together with sights, aquatics, meals providers, culinary, merchandise, custodial, warehouse, entrance operations, name middle gross sales and extra.
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